The City of The Colony hosts a variety of special events throughout the year. Check back regularly as new events are added as the year progresses.
Movies In The Park
Date: Friday, Oct. 3, “Frozen”
Time: 7:15 p.m.
Location: The Colony Five Star Complex, 4100 Blair Oaks Drive
Bring the whole family to enjoy popcorn and a kid-friendly movie as well as fun games and give-aways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show on a large outdoor inflatable screen brought to you by the Parks and Recreation Department. Blankets, chairs and refreshments are welcome. Concessions will also be available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.
Family Fright Night
Date: Saturday, Oct. 25 – Sunday, Oct. 26
Time: 4 p.m.– 9 a.m.
Location: Stewart Creek Park, 3700 Sparks Road
Don't miss the Eighth Annual Family Fright Night family Halloween campout at Stewart Creek Park. Join us for a haunted trail, tent trick or treating, costume and scream contests, scary movie, hayride, campfire, s’mores and great food. This event has limited enrollment and fills quickly, so don't delay. Registration begins October 1. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.
Date: Saturday, Nov. 8
Time: Dependent upon activity
Location: Five Star Complex, 4100 Blair Oaks Drive
Cost: Free admission
The City of The Colony and American Legion Post 21 is once again proud to celebrate and honor all the men and women who are currently serving or have served our country at this all-day festival. Activities include a fun run/walk, car/bike/truck show, family entertainment, great food, live music, silent auction, patriotic Veterans ceremonies and an incredible fireworks show. For more information and specific activity start times, please visit www.SaluteAmericanHeroes.com or contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.
Holiday in the Park & Parade of Lights& Baking Contest
Date: Saturday, Dec. 6
Time: Dependent upon activity
Location: Dependent upon activity
Cost: Dependent upon activity
This annual event, presented by The Colony Parks and Recreation Department, will make its way through town with a bang. All-day activities include: pictures with Santa from noon to 2 p.m. at The Colony Public Library, 6800 Main St. ($2 per photo); Parade of Lights at 5:45 p.m. (route begins at Peters Colony Elementary parking lot and proceeds west on Nash to Blair Oaks and then south to The Five Star Complex); Holiday In The Park at 6 p.m. at Perryman Park, 4930 S. Colony Blvd. Holiday in the Park will feature festive holiday music and performances, a holiday craft station and holiday baking contest. Saturday will also kickoff The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show at Central Fire Station. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.
The Colony Christmas Spectacular
Date: Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 – Jan. 3, 2015
Time: Sunset – 10 p.m.
Location: Central Fire Station, 4900 Blair Oaks Drive
The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show at is choreographed to music and can be seen every evening in December starting on Dec. 6 from sunset to 10 p.m. Tune your radio to 99.9FM to enjoy the music. For more information, please www.thecolonychristmasspectacular.com.
2014 Expo Vendor Application
Planning a Special Event? Here is the information you'll need:
Special Events Guide and Submission Packet or you may call Inspections at 972-624-3160.